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​A Company Helping Homeowners, Businesses Pick Up the Pieces

MoneyShow | Equities.com |

Early third-party estimates on Hurricanes Harvey and Irma run anywhere from tens of billions of dollars on up to $100 billion or more.


6 Large Cap Stocks with High Levels of Volatiliy

Jacob Harper | Equities.com |

Small caps can be notoriously unstable, but it’s pretty unusual to see a company with over $10 billion in revenue have their stock move violently up and down. It takes a major force to knock a


As Sam Sees It: Investors Building Up an Appetite for Risk After Recent Run

Sam Stovall | Equities.com |

Each week, we tap the insight of Sam Stovall, Chief Equity Strategist for S&P Capital IQ, for his perspective on the current market.EQ: The market is currently experiencing a rotation as the


S&P Capital IQ Focus Stock of the Week: The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.

SP Capital IQ | Equities.com |

S&P Capital IQ Equity Analyst Cathy Seifert has a 5-STARS "Strong Buy" recommendation for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG). For more information, please visit:


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Fall as Wall Street Braces for Potential Bad News

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims fell to 365,000 still above the 350,000 recessionary threshold. Nonmanufacturing ISM fell to 53.5 in April. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded up to 13284.09 then


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Closes Lower

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Existing Home Sales fell 0.9% in February to an annual rate of 4.59 million homes, weaker than expectations. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded between 13,158.11 and 13,190.02 in the opening


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Close FIrst Down Week of 2012

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Advanced GDP for Q4 2011 came in at 2.8% slightly below expectations. A build of $56 billion in Business Inventories accounted for 1.945% of this gain. The PCE Price Index came in at 0.7%, below


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Plunges on More EU Turmoil

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened below its 200-day simple moving average at 11,976 trading to a day’s low of 11,736.93 in afternoon trading. The NASDAQ gapped below its 200-day simple


Onshore Drillers Bullish Outlook

Dan Steffens | Equities.com |

The ongoing volatility in the stock market is affording investors with an opportunity to invest in high quality oil & gas producers and oilfield service companies at a deep discount to their


Insurers Boost the Financial Sector

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Hurricane Irene may have had a deleterious effect on most of New York, but Wall Street was the exception. Financial stocks did especially well for the day, led by insurance companies that were


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